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Religious articles -- Folklore

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Defender of the faith : the stripling warrior / Patricia Reitter, 1997 July 11

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 1 Item 1.3.1.30.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Patricia Reitter, who heard the story from a fellow missionary no more than three years before recording. Story recounts how two female missionaries teach a rapist, but are safe because he sees a big warrior standing behind them. This version does not explicitly mention soliciting divine intervention.
Dates: Other: 1997 July 11

Dell Blair untitled legend about Guatemala, 1984

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 9 Item 1.9.0.7.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Dell Blair, who heard the story about six years before recording. Story talks about how it is speculated that traditional clothing is a remnant of ancestral temple clothing.
Dates: Other: 1984

Did I die? / Liz Bennion, 1982 August

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Item 1.5.0.20.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Utah State University folklore student Liz Bennion, who collected information from Mrs. Rodriguez. Story recounts how Mrs. Rodriguez is very ill when she blacks out and sees dead relatives in a peaceful green field.
Dates: Other: 1982 August

Different kind of blessing / Helen Huntsman, 1986 October

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Item 1.3.0.3.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Helen Huntsman, who collected information from Dave Braoach. Story recounts how Dave's friend blesses a sick baby, but not unto survival.
Dates: Other: 1986 October

Dream catcher / J. Colby Clark, 1997 June 23

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Identifier: FA 16 Series 5 Item 5.2.1.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Colby Clark, who submitted information. A hoop with webbing inside, intended in Apache tradition to retain good dreams and let nightmares slip away. Collector's example made by a male Apache acquaintance.
Dates: Other: 1997 June 23

Dream catcher / Michael J. Buys, 1994 December 25

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Identifier: FA 16 Series 5 Item 5.2.1.2
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University student Michael Buys, who collected information from his brother-in-law, Corey Hansen. A hoop with webbing inside, intended to prevent bad dreams. Collector's example made by his Caucasian brother-in-law. Report includes a sketch.
Dates: Other: 1994 December 25

Driving inspiration / Erika Layland, 2000 January 24

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Item 1.3.2.31.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore stuent Erika Layland, who collected information from her husband, Nicholas Layaland. Story recounts how after praying, a woman is able to pick up her son at a location she doesn't know.
Dates: Other: 2000 January 24

Early membership records / Gae Vivian, 1980 March 7

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Identifier: FA 16 Series 5 Item 5.1.15.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Gae Vivian Werner, who collected information from Alfred Moyle Okelberry. Alfred's father received a certificate of baptism when he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweden in 1861. English text of the certificate given; whether transcribed or translated, and by whom, is unclear.
Dates: Other: 1980 March 7

Elaine Toone untitled legend about a near-death experience, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Item 1.5.0.28.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthroplogy student Elaine Toone. Story recounts how Alden Boren's grandmother is very ill but restrained from dying (or from staying dead) until her grandson returns from a mission.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12

Elaine Toone untitled legend about being unable to die, 1961 May 12

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Identifier: FA 2 Series 5 Item 1.5.0.27.1
Scope and Contents note Report by Brigham Young University anthropology student Elaine Toone. Story recounts how a woman dies and returns to life, reporting that something kept her from staying. Later she joins the church, taken to be the reason she couldn't die yet.
Dates: Other: 1961 May 12